Originally Posted by rmg08057
Welcome Tony. Lots of support and also riding partners if you are into group rides. I am just up the road from you in San Fran. Just back from Chrissy with the folks in Sydney and visiting rellies in Wollongong (my brother is an orthopedic surgeon there) and (as luck would have it, Graham) Albion Park.
I'll be down your way shortly so will PM you for a quick get together. As a first run I suggest a burn up Mt Palomar.
I have 114k miles on my LT now, every one a winner. It is second only to a convertible as a way of seeing the "beautiful country".
One of the things I have been looking forward to again with getting the LT is getting out for rides, of course a week after I get it, worst storms in 30 yrs?. It's amazing how many people got out of Aussie and came here. I belong to the BMWOCSD already, going to be joining the BMWMOA as well.
I don't work anymore, haven't for about 18 yrs so I am now able to get out there, only restriction on the big ride is, has to be after tax time
. Graham I have actually only been out of Aussie about 6 yrs, so I am reasonably familiar with current gestapo methods LOL.
California highways are insane after NSW/ACT/Vic/QLD roads. So used to watching the speedo, here it's how fast is everyone going, not that unusual around here to get up to over 80mph with the local CHP still overtaking us happy to see us flowing along.
I am open to taking someone with me over to the east coast once I get over tax time. Wife can't come on that run, work commitments.